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November 10, 2015

Embracing high-tech for higher learning

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By Carey Sweet, San Francisco Chronicle

As Stanford University students watched Professor John Taylor present his “Principles of Economics 1V” study course during the 2014 summer session, they weren’t just learning the basics of global economics. They were making history. While perhaps wearing their pajamas. Debuted as Stanford’s first completely online credited course for undergraduates, the experience offered students the opportunity to participate from the comfort of their own homes. As students watched at their computers, Taylor expounded on the nuances of the supply and demand model versus the competitive equilibrium model.

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